Demand Planning Specialist – Export Business
Full Time
DubaiUnited Arab Emirates

To drive the overall demand planning and factory`s communication  process  along with driving key improvement initiatives across E2E process.


  • Set up sales planning process with all key stakeholders (Sales, product line, marketing etc) for current month and next 3 months
  • Run weekly sales planning meetings
  • Update APO based on the received input
  • Communicate volume to the respective supplying units
  • Follow up production execution as per agreed lead-time
  • Coordinate phase in &out process
  • Drive actions to improve defined KPIs
  • Take initiatives to improve existing processes
  • Perform monthly root cause analysis to identify sources of controllable forecast error and mitigate in future forecasts
  • Continuously improve demand plan accuracy and connectivity across the supply chain to ensure customer order service levels and inventory turns objectives are met
  • Attend weekly Sales and Operation Planning (S&OP) meetings in order to gain alignment to the consensus forecast,documenting and publishing forecast rationale and identification of risks and
  • Work with Sales and Marketing teams to ensure that seasonality, all promotions are captured in the demand plan.

Minimum Qualification

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience  in demand planning environment.
  • Bachelors degree required


  • Understanding of how supply/demand planning impacts other functions of the business
  • Knowledge of SAP APO
  • Advanced computer software skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Pivot tables)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive &positive approach
  • Ability to work under pressure